Help!! Start with only 3 milliliters per meal twice a day for their first week of life. Rabbits should be fed the types of food they are adapted to eating. A small breed rabbit female can get pregnant at 4-5 months, and a male rabbit is ready to breed at 6 months. More pictures availiable on demand. We had read our rabbit book cover to cover for about three weeks before getting him but i'm still very nervous about getting everything right. 3 females and 1 male lion head baby rabbits. I am breeding rabbits, and i knew that 6 months was the cap. Also, you can add some fresh green grass for wild rabbits during the age of 2-3 weeks. ali96ola. Like anything with raising rabbits, there are many opinions on the subject and you can find some people who wean as early as 4 weeks old and some who wean as late as 8. Depending on the breed, rabbits continue to grow until they are 6 - 9 months old (the top of the range for larger breeds). yahya sharphird on May 12, 2020: nice I love my rabbit and won't to be a big sharphird. Ad posted 2 hours ago 1 images; Chocolate girl Reading, Berkshire Lovely chocolate girl looking for her forever “Pet” home! hi, i'm new here hope you don't mind helping me. – for adults, an approximate amount to feed would be around 1 cup of greens for 2 lbs of rabbit body weight. Contact the Seller. We have now launched our new "Boost" feature. Only buy enough for three months at a time. When buying a rabbit, avoid pet shops or anyone else selling 6 to 7 week old rabbits. 6 weeks old rabbits Timezone : CET America/Toronto Europe/Lisbon Europe/Moscow Asia/Karachi English French German Czech Hungarian Italian Portuguese Russian ⭳ Discontinue the feeding formula at the appropriate age. But for those using cute-ness as their main selling point, this is definitely a NO NO. Search by Keyword. 5 weeks old 2.5 lbs. 6 weeks old 3 lbs. You should remove all except one to allow for the doe to adjust and her milk to try out. These are general guidelines as some rabbits may need more or less than others, so don't force feed them if they appear full. Medicines and poisons are classified into Schedules according to the level of regulatory control over the availability of the medicine or poison, required to protect public health and safety. "6 weeks old rabbit" - Rabbits, Rehome Buy and Sell in the UK and Ireland We found 22 '6 weeks old rabbit' adverts for you in 'rabbits', in the UK and Ireland Navigate to the first search result item Follow this Search Top Searches: mini lop; giant rabbit; netherland dwarf; continental giant ; french lop; Navigate to the Refine Search Options Sort results by. Feb 14, 2013 8 2 9. You should feed the pellets the breeder feed for at least a week before you switch to something else. 3-6 weeks: 13-15 cc/ml each feeding (two feedings–again, may be LESS depending on size of rabbit! JLA FORUMS | Classifieds | FOR SALE - Texas | FOR SALE - Houston, TX. Eight weeks old rabbits are independent enough to stay on their own but the longer you can keep them with the mom, the higher their chances of survival. › Forum › DIET & CARE › 6 week old rabbit diet? Both parents are family pets so well handled. Viewing 8 reply threads. Do not purchase more than 6 weeks worth of feed at a time, as it will become spoiled. 10-12 weeks old bunnies are of a good age to be separated from the mother. Rabbits should not be weaned until 6 weeks and should be kept at the breeder for at least 2 weeks after that so they can adjust to solid food. 6 Weeks Old. Participant. Their whole digestive tract from their teeth right down to the end of their gastrointestinal tract is adapted to this diet and eating pattern. Adolescence in the rabbit occurs when the rabbit start to produce reproductive hormones. Ready to leave mum in 2 weeks. Store pellets in a closed container in a cool, dry place. If I were you, I won’t judge them at this age. Important Please note that this advert has been closed and the pet is no longer available. 4 week old rabbits are dying!! In the wild, rabbits eat predominantly grass. This topic has 8sd replies, 6 voices, and was last updated 2 years, 7 months ago by LittlePuffyTail. A medium-size female is ready to breed at 5-6 months and a medium buck at 7 months. They will die if they 6 weeks. At 6 weeks old it should still be with its mother! 6 week old rabbits (Liberty) $15. 8 weeks old 4 lbs . 6 Week Old Rabbits. They will start to explore and run about the cage, playing with their littermates and trying any foods that are offered. Baby lionhed rabbits for sale. and feed no more than 1/8 cup per day for every four pounds of rabbit (you can give a little bit more if the pellets are timothy-based). 7 weeks old 3.75 lbs . Remember to give fresh hay daily- ideally hay should be used as bedding so they have constant access to it. Guest Posted on 23-05-2010 at 9.35AM . Baby rabbits should be kept with their mother until they are at least 6 weeks old, preferably 8 weeks old. If the seller has not vaccinated their rabbit, then it will be your responsibility to make sure this is done straight away. 6 Years. Up to 6 weeks old: 13 to 15 ml feed twice a day or less if, rabbit size is small. As adults, they may need less. I haven’t done weekly weigh-ins in a few years, we just weigh at 9 weeks to determine timing for butcher. If for some unavoidable reason the baby is away from his mother (i.e. 2 brown, 2 white with few spots. With a young rabbit 8 weeks or older, You can immediately introduce plenty of good quality hay, which is an essential part of any rabbits diet whether young (from weaning onwards), or adult. They do not need treats at this age and giving them such can cause serious health issues. For young growing rabbits, pellets can be given free choice until 6 to 8 months of age, then decrease to the maintenance amount as above. Get more visibility! Age Age: 6 weeks; Ready to leave Ready to leave: in 2 weeks Member since May 2020 n/a n/a. The gestation period (the time between breeding and kindling) is on average 31 days. When feeding a dwarf rabbit, their diet needs to be managed from the day it is born. Most baby rabbits look ugly from this age till they are about 6 months old. 6 weeks old so ready in 2 weeks 15 th December. Real rabbit age 6 mths 1 yr 2 yrs 3 yrs 4 yrs 5 yrs 6 yrs 7 yrs 8 yrs 9 yrs 10 yrs; Human age: 16: 20: 28: 36: 44: 52: 60: 68: 76: 84: 92: Life expectancy of the rabbit: A rabbit can easily reach 8 to 12 years if his lifestyle is correct and some rabbits can even go up to 14-16 years. Please note not all commercially available rabbit food are good for rabbits. A cottontail will take so much LESS–about half of this!.) Cottontails wean and release about 3-4 weeks and jackrabbits much later (9+ weeks). I need some quick help/advise!! Since your rabbits are still growing, you can give them that much even though they don't weigh five pounds. A five pound rabbit should also get about 1/8 cup of pellets daily. my baby bunnies were 4 weeks old very healthy and happy we did play with them found 1 dead one day 2 days later 3 more dead but mother still taking care of last baby running around fine 2 days later dead heart broken they are jersey whooly thanks in advance for help no idea what could of happened . A 3 week old rabbit should stay with its mother for at least another 5-6 weeks until weaned. You separate a bunny at 6 weeks! Providing grass or grass hay to pet rabbits is critical to maintain health. Go. Anyway, you got a underage bunny! £45 each or £80 for pair. Fri Nov 13 2020 10:45 am Advertisements. I would have expected them to grow at a more steady rate. A heavy breed doe is often ready at 6-8 months, and a heavy buck reaches sexual maturity at 9 months. Most sellers are afraid of this age because they really look ugly at this age. Feed only twice a day up to these TOTAL amounts. Alfalfa pellets are fine for younger rabbits but timothy pellets are preferred for older rabbits. 1 of 3 Go to page . All are used to children and being handled on daily basis. From 3 weeks old rabbits start nibbling at solid food and are getting ready to leave the nest. They may graze for up to 6-8 hours a day. 4 weeks old 1.5-1.75 lbs. By the end of week 6 or 7, this should have increased to about 15 milliliters per meal. If you have just adopted a baby dwarf rabbit, follow this guide on how to feed a baby dwarf rabbit: What does a 1 month old dwarf rabbit eat? We begin weaning our rabbits at 6 weeks of age. Baby rabbits should not eat fresh veg or fruit yet, their digestive system can't cope and it could even kill them. Share. Sudden changes in diet at this age may well lead to enteritis which is usually fatal and baby rabbits should always have access to fresh grass or hay and water, as well as dry food. You breed rabbits when they are 6 months plus. Domestics are weaned about 6 weeks. 8 week old rabbit feeding advice . Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Rabbits must be at least 8 weeks old and fully weaned before they can leave their mothers. 3 weeks old 1-1.5 lbs. Next Last ••• More options Who Replied? Pin it. Assess the rabbit's reproductive behavior. Very fluffy and sweet. Pellets should make up less of a rabbit’s diet as he or she grows older, and hay should be available 24 hours a day. Please don't breed. Up to 3 weeks old: 7 to 13 ml feed twice a day or less if, rabbit size is small. I have 12 californian/new Zealand white meat rabbits. Report. After looking at their weights and growth rate I was surprised. Once a rabbit … A rabbit of that age should be on solid food (pellets and hay). Some may start to look better earlier between 3rd or 4th month. 202 posts I just got a rabbit last week and the lady said she had her on pellets and veggies. Give her time hunni. The record found is 18 years, this was the world's oldest rabbit (record to beat!). 22 days ago; For Sale; Rabbits; Mixed Breed; Milton Keynes . Alisha. Share. Thread starter #1 dlellis Hatching. Rabbits shouldn't be weaned off their mum until they're 8 weeks old. The wise "bunny parent" will begin to gradually taper the quantity of pellets once the rabbit is about eight to twelve months old. Before it is 3 months old, it is recommended that the rabbit consumes hay rich in fiber. You should wait until the rabbit is at least 8 weeks old. How do we call? Tweet. – for baby rabbits, vegetables should only be fed to after 12 weeks of age and introduced one at a time in quantities under 1/2 oz. Over the next couple of weeks, you can start introducing treats. Normally, cottontail rabbits stop the milk feeding at the age of 3-4 weeks. Messages 04/05/2018 at 9:50 AM. You can remove the last one 3-4 days later . Author. What kinds of veggies should I feed my rabbit? £60. Rabbits should also receive a a six monthly or yearly vaccination booster. Some rabbit caregivers complain that their rabbits won't eat their hay. We got an 8 week old rabbit yesterday from pets at home, only thing is the lady wasn't fantastic with her advice. The vaccinations can start from around 6 weeks of age. Will come with change over food Male now reserved Age Age: 6 weeks; Ready to leave Ready to leave: in 2 weeks; £40. A 6-week old rabbit's digestive system is not matured enough to handle fresh treats, and this can cause a serious problem with runny stool, dehydration and even death. we have a 10 week old rabbit who we got from a breeder at 6 weeks as the mum rejected her and it took her a while to come round, be gentle with her and give her lots of time to get used to you. Mar 27, 2013. 6 weeks: 9 weeks: 8 weeks: weaning † Scheduling is a national classification system that controls how medicines and poisons are made available to the public. 3. Use plain rabbit pellets, not any of the so-called gourmet mixes. Email Seller. Sort by reaction score Thread starter dlellis; Start date Mar 27, 2013; 1; 2; 3; Next.